Ghislaine Maxwell’s luxury life as Epstein’s ‘madam’ revealed in never-before-seen footage shown at sex trafficking trial
GHISLAINE Maxwell’s luxury life as the alleged “second in command” of sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein has been exposed in court.
On day three of the 59-year-old British socialite’s trial, jurors saw unseen photographs of Epstein’s £ 60million fleet of planes, which he allegedly used to fly teenage girls between his mansions.
A lot presented to a New York court laid bare the luxury life Maxwell led as Epstein’s closest confidant.
The footage showed Epstein’s aircraft fleet which included a Hawker Siddeley 125, a Gulfstream G2B, and a helicopter.
There was also a Boeing 727, which is over 130 feet long, which has been dubbed the “Lolita Express” amid allegations it used it to fly underage girls around the world.
This aircraft was equipped with an office nicknamed “the red room” because of its furniture, a master bedroom with a queen-size bed, a sitting area with a huge round sofa and a “fully equipped kitchen. “.
Photos of Epstein’s £ 164million real estate empire were also shown.
This included Little St James, his private island in the US Virgin Islands, worth around £ 50million.
Epstein also owned the neighboring £ 14million island of Great St James as well as a £ 12million mansion in Florida.
Other properties included an 8,000-acre, £ 21million ranch in New Mexico, a £ 10million Paris apartment, and a £ 57million seven-story townhouse on the Upper East Side. from New York.
Prosecutors alleged the planes flew between his private Caribbean island, a ranch in New Mexico, a New York townhouse and an 8,600-square-foot Paris apartment near the Arc de Triomphe.
Personal assistants, including Sarah Kellen, organized the trip. Several photos of her were shown to the jury.
One showed a young Miss Kellen standing in front of a twin-engine Cessna 421 with Epstein kissing her from behind and kissing her head, reports Online mail.
[Epstein] had an array of personal assistants, almost like professional buyers as there were a lot of items to buy for all the properties that were in the process of being acquired
Epstein’s chief pilot Larry Visoski said at the trial: “[Epstein] had an array of personal assistants, almost like professional buyers, as there was a lot of items to buy for all properties being acquired.
He named Miss Kellen, now 42, as the person he spoke to the most about arranging the flights.
Previously, Miss Kellen has been described as Maxwell’s “lieutenant” in Epstein’s circle of abuse.
She has been accused by lawyers in legal files of “bringing girls to Epstein’s mansion to be abused”.
A 2008 deal between Epstein and U.S. officials, after pleading guilty to procuring a child for sexual purposes, saw him strike a deal protecting his alleged unindicted co-conspirators.
Miss Kellen would have been among the four future immunities.
The trial continues.
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